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1. The first away match for the Scotland team was against England in 1873. On which ground, more familiar for contests in another sport, did the game take place?
2. In 1928 the Scottish team, expected to lose heavily against England at Wembley, won by the astonishing margin of 5-1. Which two players scored all of the goals for these "Wembley Wizards"?
3. Until 1929, all of Scotland's international matches were played against England, Wales and Ireland (Northern Ireland from 1921). Which country provided the opposition for the first match against overseas opposition?
4. For what strange reason did Scotland not take part in the 1950 World Cup finals tournament in Brazil?
5. Who was the first person appointed as manager of the Scotland team in 1954?
6. Who made his international debut against Wales on 18 October 1958 at the age of 18 years and 236 days, going on to represent Scotland until 1974.
7. Who scored Scotland's first goal in a World Cup finals tournament, in Sweden in 1958?
8. Which goalkeeper became the oldest player to win his first cap for Scotland in the famous 3-2 win over England at Wembley in 1967?
9. What unwanted record did Scotland set in the World Cup finals series in 1974 in Germany?
10. In which year did Scotland first qualify for the European Championship final tournament?
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